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The Perfect Weekender Bag

Getting away, even if just for a few days, is so important for you soul if not your sanity. Having the perfect weekender bag stashed in your closet makes packing for your trip a breeze.

To help you choose the right one for you, here’s a list of some of the nicest weekender’s we’ve found on the internet:

The Catalina from L&S. This weekender has a zippered closed bottom pocket, it’s machine washable, and boy does it hold quite a bit! If you go to the website, you can watch a video of how much you can actually pack into one of these bags. When your trip is over, this folds down for easy storage. catalina-front-thistle-1200x900 (1)

Blue Claw Company’s Ezeiza weekender is made in the US. It’s waxed cotton and leather straps makes this a durable choice for someone looking to make a one and done purchase. Removable shoulder straps and an outside pocket make this bag both stylish and versatile. blue claw

Tumi’s Voyageur Expandable Duffel is the perfect choice is you plan on shopping while you’re away. When you head out, pack this with the expander zipped closed. Even if you don’t buy anything to bring home, doesn’t it always seem that your clothes have doubled in volume while you were away? This bag is a great choice if you don’t want to battle with getting your clothes packed. With the expandable feature, you’ll be able to make everything fit with ease. This bag is made of nylon, and has two cell phone pockets on the outside. tumi

Fashion meets function in our last choice. If you must have both, then this may be a good choice for you. Sakroots Artist Circle X-large duffel bag comes in numerous gorgeous colors. This bag is a coated canvas with exterior magnetic closed pockets and a large center compartment.sakroot

Do you have a favorite go-to weekender that you just can’t do without? If you do, please leave us a comment and we’ll add your bag to our post.

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Gorgeous Handbags for Fall and Winter

When the leaves begin to turn and when pumpkin is added to everything we eat and drink, then you know it’s time to switch out your handbag for something new. If you haven’t chosen a new handbag for this fall and winter yet, we’ve done some groundwork for you to bring you some beautiful options.

Coach – Mini Stud Edie Shoulder Bag ($1100)

With new designer Stuart Vevers comes new fresh and more forward thinking designs. While there’s still some of the traditional Coach pieces which have been around for a really long time, there’s some gorgeous new handbags that might just make your next must have list. Picking one, might not be possible, but we’re narrowing our choice down to the Mini Studs Edie Shoulder Bag.

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Proenza Schouler – PS1 Medium Leather Satchel ($1,695)

This PS1 is iconic Proenza Schouler styling that will be a firm favorite for years to come. This handbag is both beautiful and functional. The main compartment is perfect for keeping your Purse Perfector.

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Kate Spade Saturday – The A Satchel ($250)
This lovely handbag is too nice to save just for the weekend. It too is very functional with multiple inside pockets. Do you have a favorite color? Good. Because this handbag is available in ten different colors — one is surely your go to color. 
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Frye – Campus Shopper ($398)
You don’t have to be a cowgirl to love this beautiful tote. This will take you, and all of your “stuff”, anywhere you need to go all day and night long in gorgeous style. This is available in five colors. We love how soft and supple Frye’s leather products are to the touch. They’re a joy to carry. Cowgirl boots optional! 
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Rafe – Celia Large Satin Triangle Clutch Bag ($250)
Turns head when heading out on the town with this sweet clutch
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There’s so many gorgeous handbags to pick from, that it was hard to choose. We’ve listed just a few of our favorites. If you have a favorite handbag your carrying this fall, please share a link in our comments.